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An Improved Meteorological Satellite
Author(s): G. T. Keene; K. E. Leibold; R. A. Kent
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Paper Abstract

In June 1984 the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center issued an RFP for a series of geostationary weather satellites with greatly improved performance. This paper describes key features of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-I,J,K instruments developed by Kodak and submitted to NASA in a proposal effort directed by the RCA Astro-Electronics Division. In order to meet these specifications, alternatives for many instrument features were evaluated prior to selection of a final design. The government's requirements for technical performance and delivery schedule led to an extrodinary development program,

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0572, Infrared Technology XI, (23 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950670
Show Author Affiliations
G. T. Keene, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)
K. E. Leibold, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)
R. A. Kent, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0572:
Infrared Technology XI
Richard A. Mollicone; Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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